Quote of the Day

"It certainly would make it more challenging to host one in May, but we haven’t been flat-out told that we’re not a host site going forward."
-- Hazeltine National Golf Club President Bob Fafinski, on how the PGA Championship’s move from August could affect the course hosting the major in the future. (ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, 8/10)
Thursday August 10, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 237 Print This Issue

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  • What's In A Name?

    MLB yesterday unveiled the roster of nicknames players will wear on the back of their jerseys during the Aug. 25-27 Players Weekend, a move that is "meant to serve as an injection of personality into the game," according to Tim Healey of the South Florida SUN-SENTINEL. The league is temporarily suspending its "typically strict dress code/equipment rules" that will result in teams wearing "colorful, specially designed jerseys" ( South Florida SUN-SENTINEL, 8/10 ). In Scranton, Donnie Collins writes there is "potential to make this a really fun tradition for baseball, and here’s guessing the nicknames on the jerseys will be even better next year, when players are more comfortable using them" ( Scranton TIMES-TRIBUNE, 8/10 ). MLB.com ...

  • Diamonds Are Forever

    Amid questions on ESPN streaming service, one nightly MLB game could be offered.

  • Motorcycle Drive By

    Harley-Davidson lands deal for Bucks jersey patch.

  • Taking An Initial Step

    Stars become first team to come out against Texas bathroom bill.

  • Finishing Touches

    Hard Rock Stadium's three-year, $500M renovation is finally complete.

  • Monster Mash

    Roc Nation packages diverse array of rookies for group endorsement of tech brand.

  • Charissa Explains It All

    Charissa Thompson decides to stay at Fox after heavy speculation she would return to Bristol.

  • Quail Hunting

    CBS upgrades technology for PGA Championship broadcast.

  • On The Radar Screen

    IOC monitoring tensions in North Korea before '18 Games.

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